Writing Class Notes:
8 Types Of Fiction I was enlightened, when I took a writing class, as to the many types of fiction there are to read, as well as write. They are based on word count mostly. For me, it is a good resource to keep in mind since I have a romance story I want to write in the future. In reading the description of each type of fiction, I am leaning toward it being a novella or short story.
- An extended piece of fiction, normally at least 40,000 words long. Most
novels have multiple characters, a central plot building up to an important
climax near the end, and two or more subplots.
- A mid-length work of fiction, shorter than a novel but longer than a short
story - typically between 20,000 and 35,000 words. A novella normally has some
complexity in plot and characterization, but has fewer characters than a novel
and may lack subplots. Also known as the short novel.
Short Story -
A short work of fiction, usually under 20,000 words. It is traditionally based…
I have often wondered why it was so hard to get people to write a book review. What is the magic to getting reviews? Some authors get 30 to 40 reviews the day their book is published. That is such a great start for a book to get noticed, and it goes to great showmanship that the author has supporters that really care to promote the book (s) via social media, besides a review.
I agree with the quote on the image, it is the best way to write a book review of an author's work, as a thank you. A lot of work goes into writing a book, and an author needs their followers to help promote them to others who might be interested in what they write.
A book review is easy to write, Amazon only requires 25 words or less. There is a lot you can say about the book. A book review can be done in five easy steps:
1. Caption for the book review - this goes before the body of the review and is the headline for it - use a few words to describe your particular feeling/reaction to the book. For examp…